Some Examples of Pressure Groups;
What methods are used by pressure groups?
- Grass roots support and Publicity
- Direct Action
Why are Pressure groups important in the US system?
- Citizen Participation
- Public Agenda
- Agenda building
- Programme monitoring
- Sources of information
Are Pressure groups too powerful?
- Role of Money ***
- ‘Special interest’ v ‘National interest’
- Inequalities of power in policy debates
- ‘Revolving door’ syndrome
- Inappropriate methods